Potash and Perlmutter Settle Things

Cover image for

Download


Author: Montague Glass
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 63,257 / 188 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.4
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 767
Added to site: 2006.11.29
mnybks.net#: 15412
Origin: gutenberg.org

This inimitable pair appear this time in a wholly new setting. For they managed to reach the Peace Conference, and they aim their well-known brand of wit at public personages and world affairs. The result--a hilarious volume of comic relief from Bolshevism, Profiteers, and the world's primrose path to the bow-wows.

Show Excerpt

all the other offices on that floor, and bore a placard reading:

FERME

À CAUSE DU JOUR DE FÊTE

"Nu!" Morris said, after he had read and re-read the notice a number of times, "what are we going to do now?"

"This is the last hair," Abe said, "because you know how it is with these Frenchers, if they close for a death in the family, it is liable to be a matter of weeks already."

"Maybe it says gone to lunch, will be back in half an hour," Morris suggested, hopefully.

"Not a chance," Abe declared. "More likely it means this elegant office with every modern improvement except an elevator, steam heat, and electric light, to be sublet, because it would be just our luck that the commission agent is back in New York right now with a line of brand-new model gowns, asking our bookkeeper will either of the bosses be back soon."

"We wouldn't get back in ten years, I'll tell you that, unless we hustle," Morris declared. He led the way down-stai

Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2013.07.06
Henry L. Ratliff
****.

Plot bullets


  • The two garment manufactures are in Paris after WWI to view the new fashions.

  • Is it a big garment deal they settle? No, it is the complexity of the Paris Peace Treaty.

  • The humor and satire fly as no one or nation escapes their scrutiny.



Humorous, but I prefer it when the guys are dealing
with the problems of themselves, relatives and members of the garment industry.


SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Potash and Perlmutter Settle Things by Montague Glass - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for Potash and Perlmutter Settle Things by Montague Glass - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for Potash and Perlmutter Settle Things by Montague Glass - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for Potash and Perlmutter Settle Things by Montague Glass - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for Potash and Perlmutter Settle Things by Montague Glass - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for Potash and Perlmutter Settle Things by Montague Glass - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for Potash and Perlmutter Settle Things by Montague Glass - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for Potash and Perlmutter Settle Things by Montague Glass - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for Potash and Perlmutter Settle Things by Montague Glass - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for Potash and Perlmutter Settle Things by Montague Glass - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Annie's 1st Break
by Willee Amsden
The $30,000 Bequest
by Mark Twain
The Reign of Greed
by Jose Rizal
A Great Emergency and Other Tales
by Juliana Horatia Ewing
Petite Confessions
by Vicki Lesage
The Ambassadors
by Henry James
Eve's Diary
by Mark Twain
Three Men in a Boat
by Jerome K. Jerome

See more popular titles from this genre.